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NDE announces redesigned NECPRS website

The Nebraska Department of Education's redesigned Nebraska Early Childhood Professional Record System offers a mobile-friendly design, easier document upload, user-friendly navigation and an updated training calendar.  Read More

June 26, 2020  |  Posted in General

Education Stabilization Funds in the CARES Act: What it means for Nebraska

The CARES Act, signed into law last month, recognizes the urgency of our nation’s educational needs and earmarks $30.75 billion of Education Stabilization Funds for relief to states to help their education systems recover. Here's what that means for Nebraska. Read More

April 16, 2020  |  Posted in

327 Child Care Programs in Step Up to Quality as it Marks 4th Anniversary

Parents can view a map with information on child care providers participating in Step Up to Quality, including the program's name and address, director and size of the program, website, email address and the program's step rating on the 5-point scale.  Read More

August 02, 2018  |  Posted in General

Nebraska’s Early Learning Guidelines Revised

The Nebraska Department of Education has revised their Early Learning Guidelines, which are based on research and practices, and assist early childhood professionals and families support young children’s learning and development.

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June 28, 2018  |  Posted in General

State Board of Education Awards 2017-18 Early Childhood Grants

The Nebraska State Board of Education approved 11 new and expansion Early Childhood Education Program grants to provide access to high-quality early childhood education for approximately 270 at-risk 3- and 4-year-olds during the 2017-18 school year. Read More

June 02, 2017  |  Posted in General

Early Childhood Education Is Designated a ‘Teacher Shortage’ Area in Nebraska

New changes in education regulations make it easier for aspiring early childhood teachers or teachers seeking additional endorsements without getting a Master's degree to participate in two forgivable loan programs aimed at growing and retaining a high-quality teacher workforce in Nebraska. Read More

July 14, 2016  |  Posted in General

Kindergarten is an Important Year in Students’ Lives

Kindergarten requires a unique approach to teaching that merges the education styles of preschool and the primary grades. Read More

August 06, 2015  |  Posted in General Research